Shantae and the Seven Sirens () originally released on Apple Arcade. Originally revealed as Shantae 5, Shantae and the Seven Sirens was a great metroidvania release from WayForward. Read Shaun’s review of the Switch version here. Ever since Shantae and the Seven Sirens debuted on Apple Arcade, it has gotten updates to improve controls and eventually bring in the conclusion to the story with many gameplay additions and even cut-scenes. Today, WayForward announced a major update for Shantae and the Seven Sirens arriving on November 30th for all platforms including Apple Arcade in the form of the Spectacular Superstar update.
The Shantae and the Seven Sirens Spectacular Superstar Update brings in four new modes: Full Deck, Beginner, Rule Breaker, and Definitive. Definitive is a new challenging director’s cut mode with classic Shantae difficulty while Full Deck Mode is Definitive with all 50 Monster Cards available from the start. Rule Breaker is Definitive Mode without limits letting you equip up to 50 cards at once while Beginner Mode is Definitive but easier. You cannot lose on Beginner mode. Legacy Mode will also be available for those who want to play Shantae and the Seven Sirens in its original form. Shantae and the Seven Sirens Spectacular Superstar Update releases on November 30th on Apple Arcade, PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and PC. It will be included in the upcoming PS5 version right from the start as well.
Check out Shantae and the Seven Sirens on Apple Arcade here. Head over to our forum thread for it here for more discussion. For all other Apple Arcade related things, check out our dedicated Apple Arcade forum for discussion on the service and every game included here. What do you think of Shantae and the Seven Sirens compared to other games in the series?